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I have small bumps around my ankles that are starting to turn a dark brown color. What is this?

I have small bumps around my ankles that are starting to turn a dark brown color.  What is this?

Ankle bumps: Do your ankle bumps itch? Turning dark is most likely post inflammatory changes, which should fade over time. Ankle bumps make me think of ankle bites from fleas. Those would itch. Consider seeing a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Small bumps on my ankle meaning?

Small bumps on my ankle meaning?

Need more Info: Bumps can be caused from gangilions, epdermal inclusion cyst, rash, dermatitis etc. Please give size color painful, itching, hard soft moveable translucent? ...Read more

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I have a small bump on my ankle, it doesn't hurt, but im not sure what it could be?

I have a small bump on my ankle, it doesn't hurt, but im not sure what it could be?

Can't see it: So I'm not sure either. See a doctor. They would be able to tell you quickly and if it was some sort of soft tissue lesion it would need to be biopsied. ...Read more

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Hi, I recently noticed a small bump above my ankle about 2 weeks ago. I wear hi-top converse and bought new ones but my ankle started hurting.?

Ankle pain: Did u have trauma? Is the pain located at the bump or elsewhere? Are your shoes the correct size? If ankle pain persists u should be evaluated. ...Read more

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My 4 year old son has small bumps on his ankles, knees, and back. Have been getting worse and spreading. They do itch @ times. Help ?

My 4 year old son has small bumps on his ankles, knees, and back. Have been getting worse and spreading. They do itch @ times. Help








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Be seen: Bumps come in so many varieties and locations that it is important he be seen to get a correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a small, soft bump below my ankle. No pain, squishes if pressure is on it. Can't see it unless skin is pulled tight over it.

I have a small, soft bump below my ankle. No pain, squishes if pressure is on it. Can't see it unless skin is pulled tight over it.

Fat protrusion: Fatty tissue is protruding from under a ligament or muscle tendon. You may have a partial tear of ligaments or tendons in that area or a separation of soft tissue planes. Did you ever sprain that ankle. ...Read more

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Can a bone spur project out of back of ankle all of a sudden overnight? I have a small raised bump on back of ankle and have been diagnosed with spur

Can a bone spur project out of back of ankle all of a sudden overnight?  I have a small raised bump on back of ankle and have been diagnosed with spur

Not a bone spur: A true bone spur cannot form overnight. That is not to say that you cannot have a bone spur there already that caused irritation and swelling that did appear overnight. You could also have a cyst. ...Read more

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What causes red rash on lower legs small red raised bumps, thickest at ankles, but spreading upward

What causes red rash on lower legs small red raised bumps, thickest at ankles, but spreading upward

Many possible causes: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are small white bumps on tops of feet and around ankles?

What are small white bumps on tops of feet and around ankles?

White bumps: A distinction must be made between these bumps being fluid filled or solid masses.If they are fluid filled you may be looking at some form of an infectious process. A culture should be taken and submitted for diagnosis of infection. If report is negative or lesion is solid a biopsy is suggested. ...Read more

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I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?

I just noticed a small, painless and firm bump above my inner ankle bone. It seems fixed. What could this be?

NEED A VISUAL.: Without being able to see it, it sounds like a fibroma. Only by seeing it and touching it would I be able to determine if a biopsy is needed. Follow-up with a podiatrist.
Sincerely,
Dr. Latva ...Read more

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Small clear fluid bumps on lower legs an ankle?

Small clear fluid bumps on lower legs an ankle?

Clear fluid bumps: Check with your doctor or dermatologist!
Differential Pemphigus Vulgaris, Bullous Pemphigus, Pemphygoid, Insect bites,etc ...Read more

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Hi! I have these very small bumps on the tops of my hands and on my ankles. Itchy. Am i have a reaction to medicine? What is it and how to get rid of

Hi! I have these very small bumps on the tops of my hands and on my ankles.  Itchy. Am i have a reaction to medicine? What is it and how to get rid of

Contact dermatitis: Medicamentosa is usually general, flat and red. Bumps suggest a contact, new shoes or sox. Wash them or wipe them before wearing Try a little cortisone cream or if all else fails a doc can give you stronger stuff. Have to be a detective. Check what is new and different that your hands and feet have touched. ...Read more

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I have small red bumps on the tops of my feet and back of my ankles that maybe spreading up my lega?

I have small red bumps on the tops of my feet and back of my ankles that maybe spreading up my lega?

See a doctor: Dermatological conditions are hard to diagnose without seeing as patterns, color etc are important to visualize. ...Read more

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I just discovered 6 pinkish small pimple like bumps on my forearm, one on my leg, and one on my ankle. They don't itch. What could it be?

I just discovered 6 pinkish small pimple like bumps on my forearm, one on my leg, and one on my ankle. They don't itch. What could it be?

Pimple Like Bumps: Folliculitis is a very common, benign skin disorder that looks like scattered pinpoint red bumps on the skin. However, without seeing these skin lesions it is impossible to be sure of the diagnosis. If folliculitis treatment is usually oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have small raised itchy bumps, that first appeared on my hand, then inner ankles, severly itchy, seems as when I scratch more come, kinda all over?

ALLERGY: Sounds like an allergic dermatitis- see nyour pcp or dermatologist for further evaluation, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Small itchy red bumps on my feet and ankles. What is this?

Small itchy red bumps on my feet and ankles. What is this?

It could be...: Athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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I developed one small red bump on my left leg near my ankle that turned into a red bruise like mark 24 hours after its onset. What could it be?

I developed one small red bump on my left leg near my ankle that turned into a red bruise like mark 24 hours after its onset. What could it be?

Bug or spider bite: Having a doctor examine it will help determine what it is and starting appropriate treatment can prevent secondary infection. Good luck! ...Read more

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Small, itchy, red bumps that have been appearing on my feet/ankles for over a week now. They're also slightly filled with pus. What could this be?

Small, itchy, red bumps that have been appearing on my feet/ankles for over a week now. They're also slightly filled with pus. What could this be?

Fungus Tinea pedis: If the bumps Pop and drain and get hard like callous material and later peel off it most Likely is Acute Vessicular Tinea Pedis. That simply put is a fungal infection or a type of athletes foot. See a podiatrist or dermatologist for best result. You may try over the counter meds but may wish to add Nizoral (ketoconazole) Shampoo 1% OTC. Wash at night don't rinse off pat it dry and in am wash it off. ...Read more

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4 days ago I rolled an ankle and fell flat on the asphalt, I have 5 inch by 6 inch bruises below my knees. Along w/small bumps. Cause for concern?

4 days ago I rolled an ankle and fell flat on the asphalt, I have 5 inch by 6 inch bruises below my knees. Along w/small bumps. Cause for concern?

Hematoma: Most likely it's a hematoma which is a bruise under the skin. These can be uncomfortable but usually not dangerous. Watch the bumps. If they start to weep fluid I would have your leg evaluated. If very painful an x-ray for a feature is indicated. ...Read more

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Small itchy bumps that resmble blisters. Have clear liquid inside and appear on fingers ankle and toes. If u pop it comes right back up.... Help!?

Small itchy bumps that resmble blisters. Have clear liquid inside and appear on fingers ankle and toes. If u pop it comes right back up.... Help!?

Bumps: First — don't pop them as that is a great way to get an infection. Second — do call your podiatrist or dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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My younger cousin is three and he have these small white bumps on his leg and back. What are they and is it possible to treat them at home?

My younger cousin is three and he have these small white bumps on his leg and back. What are they and is it possible to treat them at home?

Many causes.......: It will be very hard to diagnose a skin condition just hearing one sentence. Needs #1. History, e.g. How long, close contact with similar condition, swimming in pool, fever, itch, drainage, etc. #2. Detail exam. Of size, shape, color, texture, central dimple, cheesy, greasy material inside, etc. Etc. Tell parents to take your cousin to his pediatrician. Thx. For your concern for the cousin. ...Read more